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Unformatted text preview: Introduction Week Seven. Goal for this week. 1. Solve assignment for this week. 2. Simpsons Paradox 3. Chapter Seven Discussion 4. Preview Chapter Seven Exercises Stat 601, B. D. McCullough, Fall 2009 finish HS chapter 6, # 8 Stat 601, B. D. McCullough, Fall 2009 HS chapter 6, #10 Stat 601, B. D. McCullough, Fall 2009 HS chapter 6, #11 Stat 601, B. D. McCullough, Fall 2009 HS chapter 6, #14 Stat 601, B. D. McCullough, Fall 2009 HS chapter 6,#16 Stat 601, B. D. McCullough, Fall 2009 Simpsons Paradox Stat 601, B. D. McCullough, Fall 2009 Simpsons Paradox In the Fall of 1973, an observational study on possible gender bias was conducted at the University of California, Berkeley. In that year, there were 12,763 applicants for graduate admission; the following is a two-way table that gives the data according to the variables outcome (admitted or denied) and gender (male or female). sex Admitted Denied Ad+De Ad/(Ad+De) Male 3738 4704 8442 3738/8442 = 0.443 Female 1494 2827 4321 1494/4321 = 0.346 Stat 601, B. D. McCullough, Fall 2009 Simpsons Paradox male female Dept appl. accep. perc appl. accep. perc A 825 512 0.62 108 89 0.82 B 560 353 0.63 25 17 0.68 C 325 120 0.37 593 202 0.34 D 417 138 0.33 375 202 0.54 E 191 53 0.28 393 94 0.24 F 373 22 0.06 341 24 0.07 Sum 2691 1198 0.44 1835 628 0.34 Stat 601, B. D. McCullough, Fall 2009 Simpsons Paradox THE ANALYSIS: Majors A and B are also easy to get in - about 2/3rds of the applicants (men or women) get accepted. So although men and women have the same acceptance rate, 10 times as many men are accepted because 10 times as many applied....
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